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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Tetsu Nakayama to Joshua Lederberg pdf (197,173 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Tetsu Nakayama to Joshua Lederberg
Description:
Item is handwritten.
Number of Image Pages:
4 (197,173 Bytes)
Date:
1955-01-25 (January 25, 1955)
Creator:
Nakayama, Tetsu
Recipient:
Lederberg, Joshua
Rights:
Courtesy of Joshua Lederberg.
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Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence C
Box Number: 12
Folder Number: 139
Unique Identifier:
BBAESZ
Accession Number:
8
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Japanese
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1953-1960
Folder: Nakayama, Tetsu
Transcript:
Dear Dr. Lederberg:
I wrote this letter at night just before Mr. Iino's leaving from Japan for your country. I am not so proficient in English as to be able to write and hand him the English letter before his departure, so I wrote this letter in Japanese.
The letter written in Japanese style may be strange and somewhat amusing for you. I hope Mr. Iino will translate or explain this letter, if you are unfamiliar in Japanese.
First of all, I thank you for your kindness of sending me many reprints, and I pay my respects to your excellent studies. My studies now concern on the factors affecting recombination, using two mutants (aspartic acid-biotin-nicotine acid less and proline-cystine less) of Shigella flexinert[?], and find out the fact that the maltose locus play a important role on the recombination of Shigella. I am now adjusting the results, and thinking to send them and strains to you.
I hope you will attend at the symposium of Genetics hold in Japan on 1956.
Sincerely yours Tetsu Nakayama
P. S. I asked to Mr. Iino to hand a gift to you. I should be pleased if you would accept it.
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